Coral Reefs 3465—77 Complete the following table to compare these species:. However, unless there has been some sort of nuclear DNA fusion or polyploid formation, their reproductive output, if any, will be one or other of the parent species.
All authors reviewed the final manuscript prior to submission. Spawning is typically initiated in the late afternoon — early evening, although the precise spawning periods of different coral species occur on different days following the moon.
In ray finned fish they are called gonopodiums or andropodiumsand in cartilaginous fish they are called claspers. Views Read Edit View history. Multi-species spawning synchrony within scleractinian coral assemblages in the Red Sea. This is probably not the case in the studied populations, as no evidence of sex change was detected in the nine individual colonies from Eilat throughout an extensive observation period.
The stalks are broken by boring sponges, releasing the tiny discs as free-living corals.
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Further information: Modes of reproduction , Spawning , Ichthyoplankton , and Pregnancy in fish. CS1 maint: archived copy as title link. Questions: 1. An additional set of trials was conducted that tested the hybrid fertilization of the eggs of S. This confounding of traits within a gamete for example, sperm velocity and longevity and across gametes egg traits and sperm traits highlights the risk of comparing even closely related species.